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All 89 Fairhope Restaurants

Blue Marlin Restaurant

8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
(251) 928-5673
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Ranked #20 of 89 Restaurants in Fairhope
Hours:
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Greenville, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Every year during Thanksgiving weekend we visit The Blue Marlin with our extended family (20+) and the never disappoint! Everything from the fried crab claw and pickle appetizers to the great seafood meals is excellent. Fish and seafood always taste fresh and are fried perfectly. (some non-fried food available as well - but hey, that's not the primary reason to... More 

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just acceptable is as good as I can say about this eatery. Very average decor. Food not quite up to par. Too pricey for the quality of food. Service was very good. Service is the only plus side for the Blue Marlin.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

we had the whole flounder, I had the broiled and hubby had the stuffed, very good, we also had the alligator bites, loved them. Will definitely go back again

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Cullman, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Visited here for hubby to try the whole flounder. He enjoyed it but said he has had better. I very much enjoyed the crab claws. They were hot, crispy and large. The baked potatos were just ok. Two very small huspuppies that were nothing special completed the dinners. The absolute worst thing about the meal was the salad. It consisted... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Driving home from Fairhope and passed by this restaurant in the middle of nowhere well after lunch, but still with quite a few cars outside. Decided to try it and was glad we did. It's my husband's new favorite seafood restaurant. Staffed by family members, they made you feel like you were long-time customers. Huge portions, very fresh, large shrimp... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were directed to this gem by our superb innkeeper, Mr. B. We delighted in the fresh, local seafood and friendly, efficient staff. Don't miss this place when in Fairhope.

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Dillard, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were on a week's long trip in the Fairhope, AL area and found this place. Had the fried shrimp dinner and it was very good. The home made peach cobbler was excellent. Went back a few days later and my wife and I split a hamburger and another serving of cobbler! When you are on a vacation you don't... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Heard about their 20oz ribeye. My husband couldn't wait to try it so after a long day of house looking stopped in for dinner. Ribeye and whole Flounder was excellent! Service, wait staff, owners and atmosphere super! Will go back again and again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent place to eat! Food was fabulous. I would recommend the seafood stuffed potato and the seafood gumbo. Excellent service as well, so nice that this is a family owned establishment😁

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Fairhope, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Blue Marlin may be known for its whole fried flounder, but the ribeye steak is the real prize. The Comalander family makes you feel like you are part of their family. Great food, great service and always worth the trip (dont forget the peach cobbler)

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Additional Information about Blue Marlin Restaurant

Address: 8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
Phone Number: (251) 928-5673
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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